Friday, March 13, 2015

MISSING IN ACTION- 1975 RON WOODS

Let's give former outfielder Ron Woods a 1975 "missing" card shall we?
Check out what I came up with:


In 1974 Woods played in 90 games for the Expos, accumulating 151 plate appearances and 127 at-bats, with 26 hits (a .205 average), a homer and 12 runs batted in. That qualifies for a card in my book!
That would be the last action he'd see in the Majors, capping off a six-year career that saw him come up with the Detroit Tigers in 1969, and shortly thereafter getting traded to the Yankees, where he'd play until the 1971 season before moving on to Montreal.
He never got to play a full season while in the Big Leagues, topping out at 135 games and 385 plate appearances in 1973.
His final numbers were: a .233 batting average, 290 hits, 162 runs scored, 26 homers and 130 runs batted in over 582 games and 1461 plate appearances.
I always remember him because of his awesome 1971 Topps card, which I profiled earlier on this blog.
Check it out when you get the chance!

4 comments:

  1. I love the shot with the Jarry Park bleachers behind him.

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  2. Real nice. This could be a "1975 Project" card, no? Some collectors like '75 Topps cards just as much if not more than '76 Topps cards. What do you think?

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  3. Nice card. Reminds me of the 1975 Angel Mangual card.

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  4. Gotta love the jam-packed Jarry Park in the background

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